In Russia detained the man suspected of espionage.
Concerning the detainee the staff of the Federal security service in Moscow of an American named Paul Whelan prosecuted.
The Russian foreign Ministry has sent notification to the Embassy of the United States.
It is noted that Whelan was detained just during them spy action.
“December 28, 2018 in Moscow officers of the Federal security service of the Russian Federation when holding spy shares detained a US citizen Paul Whelan”, — stated in the message of the FSB.
While details of the incident were not disclosed.
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